Tra Kieu Church – Quang Nam

Tra Kieu Church is situated in the old quarter of Tra Kieu in Duy Son Commune, Duy Xuyen Distric, Quang Nam Province.

Tra Kieu was the first capital city of the Hindu Champa Kingdom, then named Simhapura, from the 4th century to the 8th century CE. Today nothing remains of the ancient city except the rectangular ramparts.

The church was built in 1722 at one location, and then transferred to its current site in 1865. In 1971, Priest Phero Le Nhu Hao built the present nave according to 17th century European architecture.

Next to the church are the Love of the Cross Convent built in 1867, the Museum of Traditions and the Church of the Holy Mother located on a 60m hill.

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